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are paying for all of it. i am consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and coming up at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's ken pritchett will break down thim pact the delay is having in -- down the delay is having here. >> wall street ended the year on a winning note. the dow is up 166 to 13,104., breaking a 5 day losing streak. the nasdaq is up 59 at 3,019. here is what the numbers mean to you. if you invested $10,000 in the dow you would have made more than a 7% profit. the s&p13.5% profit. nasdaq 16%. for that $10,000 investment in the dow $730. $1,340 on the s&p and $1,590 on the nasdaq. >> police are investigating the 46th killing of the year in san jose after a man was shot today. it happened at an apartment complex this afternoon. police received a 911 call that a man with a gun was in the parking garage. when officers arrived they found a man on the ground next to a car. he died at the scene. witnesses told police the victim got into a fight with two other men. >> there was a confrontation. a weapon discharged. we have a couple people detained and we have the weapon involved in custody.
have mess between here and 21st 21st will have more information of course on ktvu.com as well as ktvu five. from now from san francisco. brian flores ktvuhannel news. >> three people including a 12- year-old boy are recovering after two separate shootings last night during the new year's celebration along san francisco's waterfront. what happened at around 11:30 near peer 23. the boy was shot in its foot and man grazed in his hip by a bullet. earlier and less than a mile away another victim was shot in hand. none of the injuries are life threatening, officers say the suspect in both cases got away. a deadly shooting forced authorities to cancel fireworks show there. two people were killed at a sports bar shortly after 9:30 last night. authorities say it started with an argument that turned physical when an employee went to break up the fight, police say the 22-year-old suspect produced a gun and started firing. the employee and another man were killed in the gunfire. a witness described the scene. >> everybody just scattered. everybody just ran towards the big christmas tree towards t
boehner's plan. with no deal in the works you are likely to see a smaller pay check. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us to detail what it will cost taxpayers. >> reporter: indeed, more than a cliff for some. >> reporter: for more and more americans, the fiscal cliff is being viewed as a failure of government. >> they are on vacation, doing whatever they are doing. they don't care. >> i just don't think they will ever come to an agreement. both parties are so far apart that there is no common ground. >> reporter: if you make between 50-60,000 deal, taxes go up $92 per bye-weekly pay check. most employers will wait for the irs and will continue to deduct at the current rate. >> supposed to be pub luck servants and we can't get a compromise going. what is the right term? >> a lot of times it seems you are not being represented. you have interests over riding the people's concerns. that is an example of what happens in congress. >> the lowest income folks' check will shrink by 3%. top earners 6%. that says nothing of loss deductions or other unknowns. >> political parties need to
and they have -- to approve something and they have already gone home. they will be back on new year's day. ktvu channel 2 news. >> after years of deficits in california there is finally light at the end of the tunnel but that would change if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with how failure in washington will hurt california. . >> reporter: reaching a deal tonight would be important. people next month make less money so they spend less and within 5 weeks california will see sales tax revenue drop. if there is no deal tax increases kick in, smaller pay checks for most americans. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> absolutely. >> the unknown. >> i would not do the emotional shopping. it would be more the need. instead of the want. >> less spending, a rapid hit to the economy. >> february when we see the january sales tax receipts we may see a dip. >> reporter: california could be back to a big budget deficit. >> that could translate into a hit of $11 billion over two years. >> reporter: all of that could be avoided if a deal in washington is reached tonight.
the road open for this afternoon's commute. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> there's word of other water main breaks. east bay m.u.d. said a 6-inch pipe started to leak at 6th and berkeley. they expect that to beicks fixed -- they expect that to be fixed at 1:00 p.m. and water workers had no estimate how long it would take to repair another main break, this one in oakland at westview drive and vicente place. meanwhile, repair crews in concord worked all night to fix the fourth water main break on mount de's blob road. officials say no -- mt. diablo road and finished repairing that break about an hour ago. >>> a freeze warning was in effect for the north bay valleys. the bank thermometer read a chilly 29. residents bundled up as they headed out the door. >> we buy some coffee. >> reporter: pretty cold? >> yeah. >> i got sweater and -- i got my jacket -- >> reporter: four. >> four layers. >> reporter: now layers? >> yes. >> other chilly spots were santa rosa, napa, livermore, redwood city and morgan hill. steve is coming up in a bit to let us know when we'
skies, we have ktvu channel 2 morning news continuing. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> and i am claudine wong in for pam cook. mark is here for steve and i am liking your forecast. >>> we have been advertising a break-in the rain and as far as temperatures, we are off to a cool start in the of 40s. more cloud cover this morning. >>> i am tracking some more shower chances and i will have more on that in a few minutes. tara has an update on traffic. good morning tara. >>> this is a live look at 880, a lot more folks are out on the roadways this morning and this is a look at 237 near milpitas, traffic is moving on the right- hand side, let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news. christian captain is there and what are police saying? >> well, the number one thing is that there were no officers injured. >> reporter: the one suspect in this case is dead. it's still a very active investigation on creek side drive. walnut creek police said it was a domestic
, starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we tried increase in fines, we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders, but we need to do more to save lives. >> turning to high tech to crack down on repeat drunk driving offenders, that is one of the top stories this noontime. >>> good afternoon, i am tara moriarty, in today for tori campbell. >>> we begin today with a deadly morning in oakland, hours after the city announced a plan to make streets safer. >>> within a two hour timeframe this morning two people were shot and killed and a third person stabbed to death. ktvu's alex savage is live with more. >> reporter: after the homicides it is 530, 5 of them justified from carding to the department, still more than last year and so far no arrests have been made. >>> the coroner carries the body of a woman out of this apartment this morning, found stabed to death inside one of the units here on walnut street. a neighbor called 911 around 2:30 this morning. an officer showed up to find the woman with several stab wounds. >> just a bunch of arguing and y
thinks that's only part of the solution. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a trip to the beach turned deadly for a couple walking their dog at point reyes national seashore. the u.s. coast guard and marin county fire crews recovered the body of a 59-year-old man from the water. marin fire tells us the husband and wife were swept into the water this afternoon. people helped the woman to shore but the man was pulled out to sea bey the strong waves. a helicopter and lifeboat searched for the man for hours before recovering his body just before nightfall. >>> a vote is set to take place tonight in the u.s. house on a deal to save the government from its plummet off its fiscal cliff. ktvu's scott mcfarlane is in our washington, d.c. bureau with late details. scott. >> reporter: yeah, if this bill this 150-page bill, is approved by the u.s. house, it is poised to be law, and a tax hike is averted for nearly everyone who earns less than $450,000 a year. but at this moment, passage of the bill is not guaranteed. they won't let our cameras inside the room in the basement of the capitol
into effect next year, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning everybody, it is thursday december 27th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> and i am claudine wong in for pam cook, it is nice to have a little bit of a break from that rain. >>> we just have some cloud cover to deal with this morning and we have more that will not interfere with rain showers. we have more up to the north notice there is a chance for a few sprinkles drifting into mendocino county but we have partly cloudy skies and temperatures are warming back up into the mid-50s, here is a look at traffic, good morning tara. >>> we don't know what traffic will be like if a lot of folks have the day off or if they are continuing christmas vacation but so far it looks pretty busy and you can see traffic is flowing well as you make your way towards foster city, and that's about it, 5:01 we will head back to the desk. >>> there has been a police shooting in walnut creek. it happened near an elementary school as well as 580. >> we are here in walnut creek, still a very
and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in court today and tells us for the first time the district attorney talked about a possible motive. >> cameras were not allowed in this san francisco courtroom as prosecutorred announced a sixth suspect in a brutal beating and homicide in which two victims were left beaten and gagged. katherine uong described as a felon nicknamed killer is the first to be charged with the killing. an 18-year-old woman was found with reed also severely beaten she is now recovering. george gascon today signaled a motive. >> it appears there may be some relationship to the fraudulent use of credit cards. >> reporter: gascon says investigators found blank credit cards, label makers and a list of numbers and security codes in this house. it's the same house police say the suspects went to to remove bloody carpet from an suv. a supporters of one of the suspects told the district attorney, i hope you die, i don't like you. >> we're dealing with people that are not hesitant to kill someone. >> reporter: katherine uon
. firefighters are working to get that water turned off. ktvu news crew has been there since 4:30. we're going to get a live update. a new update coming up at 5:30. >>> happening now as we were just talking about it's freezing cold around most of the bay area right now. with some temperatures dropping into the 30s and even the 20s. ktvu tara moriarty is live in walnut creek with more on the freeze warning. how cold is it there? >> 29 degrees. and you can really feel it. it's cold. it was 30 degrees when we first arrived but it's dropped a degree here on the bank sign here. is a freeze warning is in effect for your north bay valleys and mountains until 9:00 this morning. and a frost advisory in place for bay side cities in santa clara valley. temperatures are frigid in livermore, redwood city, napa. be advised it's a spare the air day. even though it's cold it's illegal to light fire logs or pellets. coming up a little bit later we'll tell you how much it's supposed to get what the temperature will be like a little bit later today. live from walnut creek i'm tara moriarty. >>> time now 5:01. is
>>> there was an overnight rescue on mount tam and ktvu's brian flores has the exclusive video for you and we have new information. >>> the u.s. senate passes an 11th-hour bill to avert the fiscal cliff. this morning, it's the house of representatives' turn. >>> stanford fans are counting down the hours to today's big game. we have live coverage from pasadena on the 2013 rosebowl. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, january 1st, first day of 2013. >>> topping our news -- hundreds of thousands of people gathered along san francisco's waterfront at midnight to ring in the new year. but it was a holiday celebration marred by violence. ktvu's alex savidge tells us a 12-year-old boy was among three people who were shot. alex? >> reporter: well, as thousands packed the waterfront last night, someone opened fire here on embarcadero close to pier 2. a total of two people shot here. one of them a 12-year-old boy. he was hit in the foot but is expected to be okay. now, this happen
've been following since 4:30 this morning. a water main break on jackson. ktvu's alex savidge was first on the scene and joins us to tell us when crews expect to have the water shut off. it was supposed to be at 7:00. but that's no longer the case? >> reporter: that's correct. the time frame, obviously being pushed back. it's a very complicated process from what i understand as they are still trying to isolate where the break is on this underground water line and what those workers are doing from the city of hayward's water department, they are checking the valves near this intersection trying to see which one of them will shut off the water. obviously they haven't found it yet. lanes of traffic are closed down. more of them have opened up. so cars are coming through. this is jackson and santa clara streets. as you can see, it's right near the ent transto 880 -- entrance to 880. water is still running down the street. this is what it looked like when this 12-inch line ruptured. firefighters were called in to cut off the flow of water. it wasn't a simple fix. so apparently, the water dep
. live in dc, scott mack far land, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> like the rest of the nation, people here in the bay area have been watching fiscal cliff negotiations with interest. here aes a lg of opinions from customers today. >> i think it's absolutely ridiculous that they can't come to some terms. >> they've not only known about it, they created it. it's ridiculous. >> i think it's a good thing they're taking their time and trying to make the right choice. i want to believe that they're doing the best job they can. >> and you can go to ktvu.com to stay aprides of what's happening on capitol hill. we posted a special tab at our home page including a link that provides details highlighting the deal. >>> two people were kill and had a third is hospitalized after a speeding car smashed into a san franciscoly core store this morning. police say officer pulled over a black impala linked to a report of gunfire. that car took off then crashed into a white toyota at high speed on south van ness near 21st. this surveillance video shows the toyota hitting the store. police say a woman in that c
the rain at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we received a 911 call. there was screaming on the line. >> it started as a domestic violence call and ended with officers firing their weapons and the suspect dead. >>> good afternoon, i am claudine wong in for tory campbell. >>> topping our news at this hour we are learning more about that fatal officer-involved shooting in walnut creek, officers responded to the apartments on creekside drive and we are there live with new information on this investigation. >> reporter: the incident actually happened further back in the apartment complex but you can see they still have a large area roped off with crime tape while though continue to process the scene. walnut creek police say this started with a panicked 911 call at 3:15 this morning. they say they could hear screaming in the background, officers responded to a unit at the diablo point apartments where they were met by an armed man. they are giving few details about what happened next only that they felt threatened and fi
to the hospital including the teenagers inside the car. ktvu's jade hernandez is live in concord with what police suspect the driver may have been doing right before the crash, jade. >> reporter: well ken this impact shook this funeral chapel so hard that everyone inside thought there had been an earthquake. there's deep gashes in the ground. the front of the building is boarded up and there's a pile of debris still out front. but what you can't see is how close one man says he claim to not ringing in the new year. at first glance there was the nose of the chevy nova. it was sticking aout of -- out of the chap -l and debris was everywhere. with the arms around those who had been ushered outside of the side room was inside, they were grateful. >> literally sends after i had been in the side room, the car careened into the building. >> reporter: inside the funeral home the car struck a man who lingered in the foyer before services began. sending the 62-year-old to the hospital as well. >> there's significant damage inside the building that goes into the foyer of the chapel. the second driver who w
eve. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. it is monday december 31st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there. you'll need a few minutes to warm up the car. >> for most. there is a couple inland definitely. some 40s near the city and around the bay. inland there is a lot of 30s and upper 20s. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. that system coming in will spin in higher clouds. upper 40s low 50s. here is tara. >> thanks steve. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic moving nicely into san francisco. and this is a look at the san mateo bridge where you can see the same story. traffic on the right heading toward the foster city. opposite side toward hayward. let's head over to dave and tori. >>> now we are hearing from neighbors in san francisco. those that were awakened by an early morning house fire and broken gas line. ktvu alex savidge is at the scene and i know you have video of flames shooting up from this broken pipe that you will only see right here on channel 2. goo
and about the deals. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, it is wednesday december 26th, i am brian flores. >> and i am claudine wong, dave and pam have the morning off, mark, it sounds like a little bit of everything is out there. >>> yes, rainfall coverage has been increasing parts of the bay area and we have some downpours and you will notice them in at least the next hour or so. you can see some of the heavier cells in parts of the santa cruz mountains and there is probably a thunderstorm so we are talking about the probability of hail in vallejo. we have an update now on the wet roadways with tara, good morning, tara. >>> traffic is flowing nicely into berkeley at the mcarthur maze on the right-hand side. definitely give yourself some extra time, 6:00 on the nose, let's head back to the desk. >>> workers heading back to work could face a tricky commute. lorraine blanco is live at the bay bridge toll plaza with more on that. >> reporter: the rain has been spotty throughout the morning and we are here at the bay bridge toll plaza san right now traffic is
. reporting live in fremont, matt keller, ktvu. >>> the highway patrol has wrapped up their investigation into a party bus accident that killed a woman. this week chp investigators reported their findings. >> the people that were involved are uncooperative so we had to try to piece things together with you know, without having the cooperation that we needed. >> there is no word on when the da will decide whether or not to file charges. >>> oakland police say a very detailed surveillance video may help catch a trail of burglars who broke into a condo complex. the surveillance video here shows one man that looked straight into the camera. he broke into the complex on adam's point. another shows him walking in with two other men. doesn't appear the trio took anything but residents worry that they'll return. >> the count with opd not being able to respond because they are so overstaffed and it's a super dangerous situation. >> the first man with the neck tattoo has been committing property crimes in the area for quite some time. his face was on a flier that was posted around the neighborhood
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curbside gas valve right outside the home. that's why you see pg&e crews still doing last-minute repair work to patch up the road where they had to dig things up to access that line. that second fire coming from the gas line certainly made things difficult for firefighters this morning, as the fire ripped through both floors of the home, and flames from the natural gas line shot 15 feet in the air. the homeowners had to wait for the pg&e to turn off the gas line. this started around 1:00 on the 100 block of athens street. there were four people inside the home at the time of the fire. two of them were sent to the hospital with possible smoke inhalation. a neighbor i talked with this morning told me he feels lucky this fire didn't spread to his house next door. >> grateful, you know, it was pretty smoky downstairs wh
for tonight's big fireworks display. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> more details now. pyrotechnic experts say they're ready for tonight's big show. they spent today, filling in firework shells. the shells are set with computerized fuses, so that they go off exactly as planned for the synchronized show. it's all free, and as christian mentioned, it's set to last for about 15 minutes. >>> the traditional ball drop in new york city took place just about an hour ago. officials estimate more than 1 million people from all over the world crammed into several blocks around times square. there were so many people you couldn't get close enough to see it. this year, there were no food vendors, or public toilets. security was set to be extremely tight. san francisco isn't the only new year party spot. at 10:20, how people in san jose are celebrating, and how restaurants and bars are trying to make the most of the holiday crowd. >> stay tuned after this broadcast for fox's new years special. new year's live. again, that's tonight at 11:00 right after this newscast. >>> on the peninsula, police officers are tr
the gap of interstate 08245 covers the summit. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the rain in the bay hear has had a big impact on the snow in the sierra. officials save the content of the snow pack is 146% of normal for this time of year. the snow pack provides a third of the water supply for homes, farms and industries in california. the first official snow survey is scheduled for next week. >>> a fatal accident closed pap lo road this afternoon. the highway patrol says the chevy trail blazer going north crossed the center line and hit a car coming the other way. a woman from richmond and her dog died in the passat. the driver of the trail blazer, a man in his 20s suffered a broken arm in the collision. >>> santa rosa police are investigating the death of a 70 year old woman who was found in a pond at a condominium complex this morning. a man found the body at the wood lake complex off eulupa avenue north when he came to clean up from a party. he recognized the woman as his neighbor. neither lived at the condo complex. police say there were no obvious signs showing how that woman di
. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed $24 million in spe
are developing here, getting ready for tonight's big fireworks display. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> more details now. pyrotechnic experts say they're ready for tonight's big show. they spent today, filling in firework shells. the shells are set with computerized fuses, so that they go off exactly as planned for the synchronized show. it's all free, and as christian mentioned, it's set to last for about 15 minutes. >>> the traditional ball drop in new york city took place just about an hour ago. officials estimate more than 1 million people from all over the world crammed into several blocks around times square. there were so many people you couldn't get close enough to see it. this year, there were no food vendors, or public toilets. security was set to be extremely tight. san francisco isn't the only new year party spot. at 10:20, how people in san jose are celebrating, and how restaurants and bars are trying to make the most of the holiday crowd. >> stay tuned after this broadcast for fox's new years special. new year's live. again, that's tonight at 11:00 right after this newscast. >>> on the
ktvu channel 2 news. >>> analysts say if the country goes over the fiscal shift it could send the economy back if into a recession. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to return to work next week. a specksman for clinton says she continues to recooperate at home. doctors say clinton contracted a stomach virus earlier this month and became dehydrated and fainted. >>> the sonoma county sheriffs office will continue its search today for a possible plane crash. an eyewitness reported seeing smoke coming from a distressed aircraft in the hills. search crews combed that area but have found nothing. >>> the military is investigating a fighter jet that went down near fresno know. the plane crashed during a routine training mission yesterday afternoon. that about 100 east of fresno. the jet was flying between 12,000 own 15,000 feet at the time of the emergency. and the pilot ejected safely. >> there are no new one. >> no one was hurt on the ground. >>> time now 5:14. the city of san francisco has a new plan to increase pedestrian safety. starting earlier next year never
are going up. but in the end, neither democrats nor republicans got all of what they wanted. ktvu's jana katsuyama here now to show us how the compromise finally emerged. >> frank, the house finished voting on the fiscal cliff agreement just about two hours ago and has passed the senate version without any changes. let me show you the numbers, 257 yes votes and 167 no votes. after what turned out to be a bitter battle. >> the motion is adopted without objection. >> reporter: the vote came after a day of high drama and political power plays. pressure was on the republican controlled house to pass the bill or chance bearing the blame for tax cuts and spending cuts that could send the nation back into a special session. in a vote of 89-8. >> reporter: the gop while upset the bill didn't spend more spending cuts finally cuts -- finally gave up on an amendment. >> reconciling our differences was a monumental tasks especially with the time growing short. >> reporter: the bill includes an extension for all taxpayers making less than 400,000 for individuals or $450,000 for couples. and postponed
is not welcome and they see this as an insult. >>> there is a debate on capitol hill and ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, welcome to morning news, it is tuesday january 1st, 2013 and i am in for pam cook. >> let's check your weather and traffic. it didn't seem as cold when i helped -- stepped outment it will be a cool and breezy day and these showers are confined to the santa cruz mountains. it will be leaving some very cool air in place so cool chilly and breezy here is tara. >>> this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and in san mateo no problems to report here, coming up we will have an accident and it is up to 1 t1 miles per hour -- 21 miles per hour. >>> one shooting injured a child on the embarcadero near pier 23 around 11:30 last night. a 12-year-old boy was shot in his foot and a man was grazed in the hip and another shooting at fisherman's wharf shot a man in the hand. the suspects in both cases got away. police recorded make 10 arrests and others were arrested for other crimes which police did not specify. and another 15
was not a sport it was a means for waging war. in 2001, ktvu's bob mackenzie brought us the story of the legendary tenth mountain division. >> reporter: in their time they were legendary soldiers. the men of the tenth mountain division could ski, climb mountains, use stealth and hit hard and fast. >> i think it was the best fighting force, it was the only fighting force that i experienced and i can't imagine any fighting force being any better. >> reporter: 60 years later some of the tenth mountaineers get together. sometimes they tell war stories sometimes as a way as exorcises the ghost. >> when we passed him, his brains were just laying out on the ground it was a horrible sight. >> reporter: in 1939 at the outbreak of world war ii, adolph hitler began conquering the nations one by one. when president roosevelt enforced the idea of the fighting force the newly formed tenth mountain division began to train. most were college men already skiers or mountain climbers, athletes by inclination and many had the naive idea that the training was going to be fun. >> you had to learn to cope with the altit
. >> reporter: she and 1.2 million other americans in those shoes. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the fiscal cliff, 1.2 million americans will lose their long term unemployment benefits the a deal can't be reached. a big deal of those people live in california. in the bay area we found there are more than 22,000 people in alameda and contra costa county who would lose their benefits. >>> the national association of realtors says its index of pending home sales rose 1.5% in november to its highest levels in 2-1/2 years. the index came in at 106.4. 100 is the minimum level considered to be healthy. >>> on wall street today the looming fiscal cliff deadline pushed stocks lower. the dow fell 158 points. >>> two deaths in five hours, it was an especially deadly night in oak land. help is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evi
. live in oakland, ktvu. >> crowds are gathering for the new years eve celebration, they are in effect. they spent the day loading shelves that will go into position before the show begins at midnight. >> and the cold weather is welcomed in the sierra, looking at these pictures sent to us by john. he says it was a bluebird day at the peak which means plenty of sunshine after fresh snowfall overnight. >>> police took two men into custody after a fatal shooting that happened before 9:30 at the summer breeze apartments. officers answered a 9-1-1 call. he died at the scene and only identified as an adult male. >> the shooting happened in broad daylight as they walked through the crossing apartment complex. another youngster wounded ran a block with a bullet wound in his foot. a boy described as 13 years old wearing a red t-shirt. >> disheartening and e mbarrassing to the city and to myself as a police chief. >> this most recent death is the 131st homicide of the year. one of 12 involving children. >>> people gathered, ahead, what spiritual leaders say will be done to stop the murder rate.
the summit. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the sierra avalanche center warns of significant risk of more slides. on monday, 49-year-old steven mark was killed in an avalanche at donner ski ranch. 53-year-old ski patrol officer bill foster was caught in a suspensionally set varnlg. and two others skiers a39-year- old woman and 16-year-old boy suffered minor injuries in a third varnlg avalanche monday. >>> a fatal accident shut down san pablo dam road in contra costa county for much of this afternoon. the chp said a driver of a chevy suv was heading north when he hit a volkswagen around noon. the woman was killed along with her dog of the chevy driver is in the hospital with broken bones. the road was closed until about three this afternoon. >>> part of the great highway in san francisco is closed right now because of flooding. heavy rains left pools of standing water on the roadway closing portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works said there is no estimate yet for when those lanes will reopen. >>> as the bay area begins to dry out
holiday season for bay area crab lovers but now there is news that could make seafood lovers smile. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday december 28th i'm brian flores. >> and i'm claudine wong. both dave and pam have the day off. let's get a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve people are saying i'll take a little weather a little cold right now. clear it up for me new years eve. >> for you claudine. of course. [ laughter ] we do have a lot of cloud cover coming in. i think we'll get a little rain out of this. in a dry year i would say probably not. but this has been a wet year you can see it's getting very, very close. upper 40s and low 50s. here is tara. >>> this is a live look at the east shore freeway. you can see traffic moving along nicely in both directions. at the subpoena senator mccain bridge -- and at the san mateo bridge same story. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin this morning with developing news that we've been following since 4:30. oakland police are investigating three homicides that happened within 90 minutes
brian flores. welcome to the ktvu channel 2 morning nows. >> i'm claudine wong in for pam cook. let's start off with a quick look at your weather. steve paulson back with a look at this storm coming our way. little one? >> little one. it's coming down the coast. it will probably hug the coast but increasing clouds right now. rain offshore. highs today in the upper 40s or low 50s. and maybe rain later. here is traffic. >>> we have a look at the east shore freeway where traffic is looking pretty good at this hour. you can see the headlights at westbound as you make your way toward the bay bridge. san francisco 101 this is a look there. you can see traffic on the right hand side toward sfo looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from oakland. police are investigating three homicides. there are two different scenes. one in oakland. one in west oakland and one in east oakland. ktvu alex savidge is live on walnut street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. the sergeant here on scene told me in this case a woman was found stabbed to death early
because it was considered a crime scene. earlier this morning ktvu called oakland police and they confirmed they didn't because they didn't have enough officers. we tried to call the crash victim but got no answer on his cell phone but we don't know if he is still stranded. >> new york police are searching for a suspect that killed a man by pushing him in front of a new york subway train. here's surveillance video of the woman police believe to be responsible. it happened last night when the man was shoved in front of a northbound train in queens. police believe he was pushed by the woman in her 20s. witnesses say she fled after the incident. the man died at the scene and has not yet been identified. two law students have been charged with animal cruelty in connection with an incident at a loss vegas casino in october. the 24 year olds are accused of decapitating an exotic bird at the casino. charges include felony killing and torturing of an animal. if convicted he could face prison time and it could effect his future career in law. the other was only charged with a misd
complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it's thursday, we want to start with breaking news we first reported at 4:30 this morning. the investigation is underway in a deadly police shooting in walnut creek. it happened hours ago and we are on creek side drive near 680 with the circumstances that led up to the shooting. >> reporter: police just wrapped up their latest briefing about 15, 20 minutes ago. we are getting new details, we have learned there are now multiple officers involved in this incident which wound up with an parent domestic violence suspect dead. investigators are still onto scene. the presence of police and sonoma -- contra kosta county deputies has decreased but we are learning that incident appears to have happened behind that brick fence you can see in the distance there. police say this may have started as a possible domestic violence incident that ended in gun fire. one suspect dead, nobody else hurt we have learned. we have learned the
booked for public intoxication. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> an active search is underway for a missing hiker. sheriff's deputies say he parked his car at the top of the hill and apparently became lost after going off trail. people have not been able to reach him by cell phone. >>> avoiding the fiscal cliff, the measure now goes to the house of representatives. >> at the stroke of midnight many americans were ringing in the new year but the mood in washington was much more serious. vice-president joseph biden went to capitol hill after senate leaders struck a deal with the white house. the senate went back into session and around 2:00 a.m. they had a bill. >> as amended, it was passed. >> reporter: they put off spending cuts for two months and keeps off bush tax cuts for people earning less than $450,000. senator harry reid said their goal was to protect america's middle-class. >> middle-class families will wake up today to the assurance their taxes will not go up 2,200 dollars each. they will have the certainty of how they will pay for groceries and car paymen
news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. it's saturday december 29th. >> good morning. wet, windy across parts of the bay area. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning. a weak system that is beginning to move out of the area already. giving you a look around the bay area. picking up partly cloudy skies. most of us with gray skies and here is some of that last bit of rain. the system will push toward the south. seeing just a lit of bit of light rain over morgan hill. low snow level down to 3,000 feet. some of the mountains could pick up a dusting of snow. they could pick up an up much or two before it's done. backing up to see. here is the center of the storm. now west of monterey. it'll continue to sink south and taking the rain with it. for most of us it'll be a chilly one. temperatures right now in the 40s and it's breezy. what you can expect at this hour and what you can expect for the afternoon coming up. >> and happening now a high srf advisory along bay area beaches on the heels of the tragic death of a man and boy who were
bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. i'm brian flores. >> good morning. i'm claudine wong. we are back on storm watch this back here in the bay area there. have been several big downpours in the past few hours and mark joining us now to tell us what is happening now and what we can expect later today > >> the heaviest rain on live storm tracker 2. there is the live sweep showing you the current rainfall pattern and scatter around parts of the north bay. we will continue to show you this. just out toward san leandro. approaching san ramone, a few scattered rain showers, not to major for this part of the bay area. we will move the maps down closer to santa cruz, increasing rain closer to santa cruz and the south bay. you will seat yellows and reds flaring up. leafier rain, sunnyvale. all the areas, the yellows indicate the increase in the rainfall rates, also shifting the maps here, close in on fremont around stevenson boulevard and cherry street. especially the darker shades of green. they link up with heavier rain. with the down
and redirecting the family's grief. in east oakland, patty lee, ktvu news. >> a 9-year-old boy's in critical condition after clieting on his dirt -- colliding on his dirt bike. >> boys were wearing protective gear. the-year-old suffered a -- 9-yard suffered a head injury -- 9-year-old suffered a head injury. >> san miguel and cowl road, according to the times, a 28-year-old ran a red light before crashing his car. he was treated and booked into county jail. police have on not released his name. >>> a college student accused of a deadly hit-and-run is due to be arraigned tomorrow morning. he is suspected to run into a group of pedestrian earlier this month. the victims were thrown down a hillside, a 56-year-old grandmother died at the hospital. he faces charges of driving under the influence. she was been jailed on $2 million bail. >>> prices for just about everything you buy in california are about to go up, we'll tell you why. >>> and the newest figures in. we'll tell you how retailers did this holiday seasonal. >>> and congress acts on the farm bill. hear how it affects prices at the groce
in the first place. live in san jose allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new developments in a recent deadly home invasion. police have named three more men as suspects in the killing of kumra. 21-year-old javier garcia was arrested and booked this week. police also arrested another man deangelo austin in sacramento last night. a fourth suspect 22-year-old raven dixon was arrested earlier this month. she was charged with being an accessory in a homicide. >>> firefighters across the country are in new york paying their respects to two fallen firefighters. a 62-year-old exconvict set his house on fire on christmas eve and shot a volunteer firefighters responding to the call. he killed two firefighters and wounded two others. a funeral for one of the firefighters will be held today. the other one will be laid to rest tomorrow. >> it's pretty sad. these guys re doing their job. exactly what they are trained to do. it's something that is hard to prepare for. >> the gunman was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. police think he may have killed his sister. >>> the
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